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Zero carbon council housing set to be built in Greenwich

New Zero Carbon councils housing is set to be built in Greenwich. Royal Greenwich planning board approved three new zero carbon council home developments, part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich’s Greenwich Builds programme to deliver over 750 new council homes across the borough.

  

Battersea Park to have lamp-posts upgraded with eco-friendly bulbs to save money and cut carbon

Hundreds of lamp-posts in Battersea Park are being upgraded with eco-friendly LED light bulbs to save tax payers money and help the environment. This latest park improvement project comes just days after the unveiling of the approved new design for the park’s toddler and junior playground where work is set to begin in September on a £250,000 upgrade.

  

Lewisham residents to be offered a consultation on the council’s new waste management strategy

Lewisham residents can have their say on the council’s new waste management strategy. Lewisham Council has launched a consultation to help shape plans to reuse, repair and recycle more, as part of its pledge to deliver a Greener Future for the borough.

  

Motorists could be charged £3 to cross Hammersmith Bridge to pay for its repair

Motorists could be charged £3 to cross Hammersmith Bridge in order to pay for its repair. The 134-year-old cast-iron bridge was closed to all users in August 2020 after cracks in its structure worsened during a heat wave.

  

Mayor Sadiq Khan announces £3 million boost for creative sector to aid recovery from pandemic

London’s creative sector is to receive a £3 million boost to support its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced. The money will be used to improve skills and employment opportunities through the Mayor’s Creative Enterprise Zone scheme.

  

Deptford artist made a mask a day for a whole year

Because of masks, we’ve all found it tough to make faces during lockdown – but not Charlie Goodall. He set himself the challenge of making a mask a day for a year in 2020. That was before Covid-19 and before the idea that masks would become a part of everyone’s lives for that year and beyond.

  

Lawyers for Lambeth sex abuse survivors demand new inquiry into police conduct

Lawyers, social workers and ex-cops have called for a new inquiry into child abuse in Lambeth, because, they claim so much has not been revealed by the latest investigation.

  

‘There was no one to help me when I was abused in Lambeth’

Child sex abuse victim speaks out about her ordeal – and how the bitterness will linger until the truth comes out. Sandra Fearon was up in court within weeks of leaving Shirley Oaks – one of Lambeth’s worst children’s homes. 

  

Merton councillor defends his move to new home in Italy 1,000 miles away from ward he represents

Councillor Dave Ward has bought a house in Palata in the Molise region and moved in earlier this week.

Latest Sport

  

Fulham boss Silva pleased with two youngsters and the clean sheet

Marco Silva was pleased that Fulham kept a clean sheet in their 1-0 win against Charlton Athletic on Saturday afternoon. A Fabio Carvalho first-half strike was enough to beat the Addicks in both teams’ final pre-season outing, before their respective seasons get underway on August 7.

  

Palace boss Vieira asking Arsenal for Reiss Nelson on loan

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira is reportedly going back to his former club Arsenal with a bid for Reiss Nelson. Nelson has made 22 appearances and scored one goal for the Gunners since making his debut in 2017.

  

Dons head coach Mark Robinson: ‘Defeat by League Two Scunthorpe in friendly is a wake-up call’

Mark Robinson described AFC Wimbledon’s defeat against Scunthorpe United as a “wake up call”. The game against the Irons was the Dons’ last pre-season game before the League One campaign gets underway next Saturday against Doncaster Rovers.

  

Five takeaways from Crystal Palace’s 3-1 win against Reading

Despite playing over an hour of the game with 10 men, Patrick Vieira’s side showed resilience and composure to keep the Frenchman’s unbeaten record intact and walk away with a 3-1 win. In Patrick Vieira’s penultimate pre-season friendly before the Premier League campaign commences, the Eagles started slowly at the Select Car Leasing Stadium, struggling to create any clear cut chances or get a real foothold on the ball to dictate the game’s pace. 

  

Patrick Vieira got the answer he wanted following Kouyate’s sending off in Palace’s 3-1 win over Reading

Crystal Palace head coach Patrick Vieira was pleased with the response he got from his side after the Eagles went down to 10-men against Reading on Saturday afternoon. The South Londoners had to play over an hour of the game with a man disadvantage following Cheikhou Kouyate’s sending off in the 31st minute.

  

Dons scorer Ollie Palmer can’t wait for the start of hostilities after warm-up defeat by Scunthorpe

Ollie Palmer says he “can’t wait” for the League One campaign to get underway after AFC Wimbledon’s 2-1 pre-season defeat against Scunthorpe.
Palmer scored the Dons’ only goal of the game from the penalty spot just three minutes in.

  

Millwall boss Rowett: This could have been an important benchmark for us

Gary Rowett was pleased with his side’s performance as they rounded off their opening fan pre-season games with a victory against Ipswich Town. A brace from Benik Afobe and a Jed Wallace effort gave the Lions a comfortable 3-0 win in front of 900 or so Millwall fans at Portman Road.

  

Millwall boss Rowett happy Afobe is off the mark for his side

Gary Rowett had praise for Benik Afobe as the striker opened his account with two goals against Ipswich Town at Portman Road. His brace was backed up by a fine effort from Jed Wallace as Millwall ran out comfortable 3-0 winners against the League One side. 

  

Gary Rowett on importance of different partnerships as new one emerges

Gary Rowett says his side need to create problems all over the pitch to avoid becoming predictable. Speaking after today’s 3-0 win at Ipswich Town in pre-season, the Lions boss was asked about the importance of the relationship between Jed Wallace, Danny McNamara and Mahlon Romeo.

  

Rowett’s possible starting XI for next weekend – Four takeaways from Millwall’s 3-0 win at Ipswich

Millwall eased to a 3-0 win over Ipswich in their final pre-season game before they kick off their campaign away to QPR next Saturday. Here are four things we learned from the game ahead of next weekend’s big kick off.

  

Nigel Adkins set to make decision on Madger Gomes this week – but says Ronnie Schwartz is still some way off inclusion

Charlton will look to decide on the future trialist Madger Gomes this week – whilst boss Nigel Adkins has also admitted that striker Ronnie Schwartz is still a long way from being considered for selection in the side.

  

Nigel Adkins: Time will tell if Charlton can do any further business before season starts next weekend

Nigel Adkins says time will tell if Charlton will be able to bring any further new signings into the club before the League One season kicks off next Saturday.

  

Camberwell’s Daryll Neita becomes first GB sprinter in 100m women’s final for 13 years

Daryll Neita from Camberwell has become the first Briton to reach the final of the women’s 100m at the Olympics in 13 years. She made the final after a personal best 10.96 seconds in the semis yesterday, making her the first Team GB finalist since Jeanette Kwakye – now a TV host on the BBC – who came 6th in 2008.

Education

 

Whole secondary school year group will not be able to attend the last week of term due to Covid-19

A whole year group at a Croydon school will not be able to attend the last week of term due to coronavirus cases. A positive case from a Year 8 pupil at Shirley High School means the year of more than 100 children will be taught remotely.

 

Southwark primary school in over £200k debt set to close as pupil numbers plummet

A school in debt to the tune of over £200,000 is set to close as pupil numbers plummet. The 156-year-old primary school in Southwark will close in September, council documents show. Southwark Council’s cabinet approved a report on Tuesday recommending that St John’s Walworth Church of England Primary School closes after falling pupil rolls placed “irreversible pressure on the school budget”.

 

Historic Walworth school on brink of closure because of falling pupil numbers

A school in debt to the tune of over £200,000 is set to close as pupil numbers plummet. The 156-year-old primary school in Southwark will close in September, council documents show.

  

Kings Avenue Primary School – The Most Improved School In Lambeth!

Over the last three years the staff of Kings Avenue Primary School have work incredibly hard and the results are impressive. Attendance has increased from 94% to 97%. Behaviour is outstanding, attainment has doubled and leadership is strong. A recent Ofsted inspection, June 21, confirmed the significant and impressive changes.

 

Parents fundraise to mount legal challenge after school plans to axe 24 special needs staff

Parents of a school’s pupils are fundraising to mount a legal challenge to it axing 24 special needs staff and three teachers redundant. They have nearly collected all of their £1,500 target to block the plan by The John Roan School in Maze Hill, Greenwich.

Opinions

  

In My View: Ellie Reeves, MP for Lewisham West & Penge

Prosecutions and convictions for rape have been deteriorating since 2016 and are now at an all-time low, and with court backlogs, victims are waiting years for their case to be heard.

  

In My View: Bell Ribeiro-Addy, MP for Streatham

My thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of Denardo Samuels-Brooks, the teenager fatally stabbed in Prentis Road. My thanks go to local emergency workers who dealt with the incident and the support services who are dealing with the aftermath.

  

In My View: Vicky Foxcroft, MP for Lewisham Deptford

As an MP, I am often approached by constituents who have been let down by the criminal justice system. Some of the most harrowing of these cases involve rape and serious sexual violence. Unbelievably, only one in 60 rape cases recorded by the police last year resulted in a suspect being charged and 44 per cent of rape victims end up pulling out of their case before the trial begins.

  

In My View: Marsha de Cordova, MP for Battersea

As lockdown slowly and safely lifts across London, we are all glad to be enjoying life again. But we cannot forget the hugely unequal impact the pandemic and the economic consequences it is having on different groups of people. That’s why, on the anniversary of Labour’s Equal Pay Act, I called on the government to do more to protect and promote gender equality in the recovery from the pandemic.

Food & Drink

  

Wahaca… delicious Mexican food with a twist

Wahaca has become a family favourite – including with mine – because it’s ideal for the whole family. Little ones are greeted warmly with drawing materials, the food’s cracking and the cocktail list pretty unbeatable.

  

SPOTLIGHT ON BARBECUES

The UK has already seen one heatwave this year with Europe recording its second warmest June on record, and with another one expected for the end of this month it is safe to say summer is officially here. Now that the lifting of Covid restrictions is also finally within reach, it is the perfect time to get your friends and family together for a barbecue.

  

Tastes of the Mediterranean at SW16 Bar & Kitchen

Streatham dwellers were pleased to welcome neighbourhood restaurant SW16 Bar & Kitchen last autumn. Further lockdowns and on-going restrictions saw tough times, surviving on a takeaway collection service of fresh pasta, which thankfully proved popular.

  

A hidden gem in The Builder’s Arms, Croydon

I didn’t expect to find this. On a recommendation I set out to find The Cricketers, only discover that there is not one but three pubs of that name nearby.

   

Chefs defying limitations of lockdown at Streatham Food Festival – until Sunday

The Streatham Food Festival is back for its 12th year celebrating the huge range of food on offer in Streatham’s local bars, cafes and restaurants. After a challenging year for independent eateries faced with both Covid and Brexit the festival will encourage food lovers to get back out and sample the delights on their doorstep.

Entertainment

  

Retired businessman creates moving artwork highlighting men’s mental health issues

A 59-year-old retiree has achieved his life-long ambition of studying art – and now creates pieces depicting men’s mental health issues. Paul Starns was not allowed to study art at sixth form when he was a teenager, as he was told by his teachers that “he had to take proper A Levels”.

  

Oxford graduate from Bexley launches fundraiser to pay for place at prestigious drama school

An Oxford university graduate from Bexley who was part of the first BAME drama society is fundraising £14,000 after being unable to receive additional student finance.
Tumi Olufawo, 22, was the only person from Townley Grammar School, Bexleyheath to go to Oxford University in 2017 where she studied Politics, Economics and Philosophy. 

  

Tour guide showcases Black cultural landmarks in Brixton walking tour, saying “Black history is British history”

A tour guide and author is showcasing Brixton’s top Black cultural landmarks in her historic walking tours. Avril Nanton, 63, from Enfield, founded Avril’s Walks and Talks to showcase London’s statues, monuments, buildings, art and quiet back streets with a focus on the city’s rich Black history.

  

Theatre Review: Premiere of …cake at Theatre Peckham is a heartbreaking portrait of a mother-daughter relationship

The premiere of …cake by award winning playwright babirye bukilwa has opened at the Theatre Peckham. Written by the Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2020 finalist, …cake forms part of a trilogy of plays and is a prequel to the critically acclaimed …blackbird hour.

Theatre

  

Dream a little dream of me

This summer in London is proving to be a bumper season. And one of the brightest jewels in its crown is the Globe’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

  

Heathers ruffles feathers

Dynamo producer Paul Taylor Mills reopens the 2021 season of London musicals with the extraordinary high-octane Heathers, writes Christopher Walker.

  

Peckham actor Sara Lessore speaks on growing up in theatre

Growing up in Peckham as a self-confessed naughty kid at school, Sara Lessore never thought Shakespeare was for her. But the actor, who is performing three plays with the Globe on Tour this summer, has been firmly proved wrong

What's On

  

OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie hosts exhibition raising awareness of food waste

A restaurant in Southwark is hosting a pop-up exhibition to raise awareness about food wastage and its impact on the environment, writes Connor McLaughlin. OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie is using its space to showcase 14 prints by some of Europe’s most talented artists.

  

Shipwright offers a line-up of arts and theatre from July to August

Shipwright is an atmospheric new venue located in the grounds of the historic Master Shipwright’s house near Deptford on the banks of the river Thames.

  

Musician Ego Ella May to release deluxe edition of LP June 25

To mark the first anniversary of the release of her debut album Honey For Wounds, singer, songwriter and musician Ego Ella May is releasing a deluxe edition of the LP, on June 25

Best of South London

  

EastEnders screenwriter who wrote miscarriage storyline to walk 21 miles to raise awareness

An EastEnders script writer who used her own experiences to write the storyline about Ruby Allen’s miscarriages is doing a sponsored walk this month to raise money for charity. Natalie Mitchell, 38, originally from Brenley House, Tennis Street, Borough and now living in Bexley, signed up for the Miscarriage Association’s Miles That Matter 21 with husband Sam Wainwright, a construction engineer.

  

British Library’s business help gets Yum Seng starting a new venture

For husband and wife team, Chuong and Stephanie Van Dang, the lockdown over the past year has resulted in the start of a new business venture, Yum Seng – a successful dim sum and cocktail meal kit business based in Lambeth. After Chuong and Stephanie moved house, they missed their local dim sum restaurants and couldn’t find any that compared, so they decided to start their own.

  

Croydon residents urged to donate plasma

NHS Blood and Transplant is today launching its first national campaign for people to donate plasma for medicines, including at the Croydon donor centre.  Plasma donation only restarted in April after a gap of more than 20 years and few people know what plasma donation is. An NHSBT survey shows only 23 per cent of the public know about it. 

South London Memories

  

From a vegetable patch grew bustling Walworth

Walworth might have been mentioned in the Domesday Book and been an inspiration for Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations and painter Samuel Palmer. It might also have been the headquarters of the Labour Party from 1981 to 1997, but it is only now recovering from decades as a deprived area. FRANK PACHAS tells some of its history and reports on a grant to improve its image.

  

This week 10, 20, 30 years ago

Disgruntled estate residents are calling on a council to return a valuable sculpture that has been in storage for a decade.

  

House where William Cecil courted slavery

Wimbledon homes are a prized asset, especially during the Championships, when, pre-Covid – players rent some of them. But one of the mansions near Centre Court was where the Transatlantic Slave Trade was devised and planned. Wimbledon historian PETER WALKER highlights Wimbledon’s links with the evil trade.

  

This week 10, 20, 30 years ago

A plaque is planned and a statue being considered as a memorial to one of South London’s most famous sporting sons.

Pets

  

A treat for us, but deadly for our pets

As delicious as it might be for us, eating chocolate can be extremely dangerous, and even fatal, for cats and dogs. Though we might leave chocolate treats lying around the house, or receive them through our letter boxes as gifts – chocolate should always be kept well out of reach from tempted paws and claws.

  

If rabbit does a binky, they are happy

Bunnies’ needs can be more complex than some other pets so despite their popularity they can unintentionally become neglected. The good news is there are lots of simple things you can do to help keep your rabbits healthy, happy and living their best lives

  

Tick the right boxes to prevent ticks

Ticks are small parasites which feed on humans and animals alike. They’re more common during the summer months, so time is ticking to give your pet the best chance of avoiding these potentially dangerous critters.

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Millwall

  

Millwall boss Rowett: This could have been an important benchmark for us

Gary Rowett was pleased with his side’s performance as they rounded off their opening fan pre-season games with a victory against Ipswich Town. A brace from Benik Afobe and a Jed Wallace effort gave the Lions a comfortable 3-0 win in front of 900 or so Millwall fans at Portman Road.

  

Millwall boss Rowett happy Afobe is off the mark for his side

Gary Rowett had praise for Benik Afobe as the striker opened his account with two goals against Ipswich Town at Portman Road. His brace was backed up by a fine effort from Jed Wallace as Millwall ran out comfortable 3-0 winners against the League One side. 

  

Gary Rowett on importance of different partnerships as new one emerges

Gary Rowett says his side need to create problems all over the pitch to avoid becoming predictable. Speaking after today’s 3-0 win at Ipswich Town in pre-season, the Lions boss was asked about the importance of the relationship between Jed Wallace, Danny McNamara and Mahlon Romeo.

  

Rowett’s possible starting XI for next weekend – Four takeaways from Millwall’s 3-0 win at Ipswich

Millwall eased to a 3-0 win over Ipswich in their final pre-season game before they kick off their campaign away to QPR next Saturday. Here are four things we learned from the game ahead of next weekend’s big kick off.

Charlton Athletic

  

Nigel Adkins set to make decision on Madger Gomes this week – but says Ronnie Schwartz is still some way off inclusion

Charlton will look to decide on the future trialist Madger Gomes this week – whilst boss Nigel Adkins has also admitted that striker Ronnie Schwartz is still a long way from being considered for selection in the side.

  

Nigel Adkins: Time will tell if Charlton can do any further business before season starts next weekend

Nigel Adkins says time will tell if Charlton will be able to bring any further new signings into the club before the League One season kicks off next Saturday.

   

Ex-Charlton lynchpin joins Premier League Crystal Palace on loan from Chelsea

Crystal Palace have announced the signing of Conor Gallagher on a season-long loan from Chelsea. The former Charlton Athletic loanee spent the 2020-21 campaign on loan at West Bromwich Albion, where he made 32 appearances and scored two goals for the Baggies.

  

Sean Clare on silencing his doubters, assessing Oxford stay and second crack at a Charlton Athletic career

Sean Clare has spoken to the South London Press about his previous spell at Charlton Athletic, silencing his doubters at Hearts and his desire to play in a central midfield role.

Crystal Palace

  

Palace boss Vieira asking Arsenal for Reiss Nelson on loan

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira is reportedly going back to his former club Arsenal with a bid for Reiss Nelson. Nelson has made 22 appearances and scored one goal for the Gunners since making his debut in 2017.

  

Five takeaways from Crystal Palace’s 3-1 win against Reading

Despite playing over an hour of the game with 10 men, Patrick Vieira’s side showed resilience and composure to keep the Frenchman’s unbeaten record intact and walk away with a 3-1 win. In Patrick Vieira’s penultimate pre-season friendly before the Premier League campaign commences, the Eagles started slowly at the Select Car Leasing Stadium, struggling to create any clear cut chances or get a real foothold on the ball to dictate the game’s pace. 

  

Patrick Vieira got the answer he wanted following Kouyate’s sending off in Palace’s 3-1 win over Reading

Crystal Palace head coach Patrick Vieira was pleased with the response he got from his side after the Eagles went down to 10-men against Reading on Saturday afternoon. The South Londoners had to play over an hour of the game with a man disadvantage following Cheikhou Kouyate’s sending off in the 31st minute.

   

Ex-Charlton lynchpin joins Premier League Crystal Palace on loan from Chelsea

Crystal Palace have announced the signing of Conor Gallagher on a season-long loan from Chelsea. The former Charlton Athletic loanee spent the 2020-21 campaign on loan at West Bromwich Albion, where he made 32 appearances and scored two goals for the Baggies.

AFC Wimbledon

  

Dons head coach Mark Robinson: ‘Defeat by League Two Scunthorpe in friendly is a wake-up call’

Mark Robinson described AFC Wimbledon’s defeat against Scunthorpe United as a “wake up call”. The game against the Irons was the Dons’ last pre-season game before the League One campaign gets underway next Saturday against Doncaster Rovers.

  

Dons scorer Ollie Palmer can’t wait for the start of hostilities after warm-up defeat by Scunthorpe

Ollie Palmer says he “can’t wait” for the League One campaign to get underway after AFC Wimbledon’s 2-1 pre-season defeat against Scunthorpe.
Palmer scored the Dons’ only goal of the game from the penalty spot just three minutes in.

  

Dons striker David Fisher goes out on loan again to Hampton & Richmond after summer contract signing

AFC Wimbledon striker David Fisher has signed for Hampton & Richmond on loan. The 19-year-old signed a pro contract with the Dons earlier this summer.

  

“Coming in as the main striker is a good thing” – Brentford striker Aaron Pressley opens up on AFC Wimbledon loan

Aaron Pressley is preparing himself for his first full season in professional football with AFC Wimbledon – and is hoping to thrive from the task of becoming a reliable source of goals for Mark Robinson’s side.

Dulwich Hamlet

  

Gavin Rose set to run with 17-man Dulwich Hamlet squad next season

Dulwich Hamlet are set to run with a squad of 17 players in their 2021-22 National League campaign.

    

Dulwich Hamlet, Millwall and Charlton bosses speak out in support of Jadon Sancho after South Londoner’s penalty miss in Euro 2020 final

Managers at our South London clubs have spoken out in support of Jadon Sancho after his penalty miss for England – and also condemned the abuse aimed at all of the players who failed to convert their spot-kicks in Sunday’s European Championship final.

   

Former Crystal Palace defender makes Dulwich Hamlet move

Dulwich Hamlet have signed Jack Holland following the defender’s release by Bromley. The former Crystal Palace youngster captained the Ravens and also won their Player of the Year award three times.

  

No coaching role for new Dulwich Hamlet director Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch will not be handed a coaching role by Dulwich Hamlet. It was announced last week that the former England international had been appointed as a director at the National League South side.

Chelsea

  

Chelsea Women secure keeper Berger on new long-term contract

Chelsea Women stopper Ann-Katrin Berger has signed a contract extension to keep her at the Blues until the end of the 2024 season, with the club having an option to extend for a further 12 months.
Berger joined the Blues from Birmingham in 2019.

  

Chelsea agree deal for former Fulham keeper Marcus Bettinelli

Chelsea are reportedly set to complete the signing of former Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli.

   

AFC Wimbledon sign Chelsea right-back Henry Lawrence on loan

AFC Wimbledon have signed Henry Lawrence on loan from Chelsea. The right-back, an England U20 international, is the Dons’ seventh addition of the summer transfer window.

  

West Ham want Ross Barkley…..but Chelsea team-mate Tammy Abraham set to be too expensive

Ross Barkley is wanted by West Ham and they are also trying to take his Chelsea team-mate Tammy Abraham on loan.

Fulham

  

Fulham boss Silva pleased with two youngsters and the clean sheet

Marco Silva was pleased that Fulham kept a clean sheet in their 1-0 win against Charlton Athletic on Saturday afternoon. A Fabio Carvalho first-half strike was enough to beat the Addicks in both teams’ final pre-season outing, before their respective seasons get underway on August 7.

  

Tom Cairney still not back in full training for Fulham – playmaker set to miss start of Championship season

Fulham head coach Marco Silva has revealed that Tom Cairney is still not ready to be in full training.

  

Fulham head coach answers questions over whether he will be happy with loan additions in summer transfer window

Marco Silva is hoping that Fulham can make permanent signings this summer – but also says that a “really difficult market” means that loans also need to be an option.

  

Stefan Johansen: Fulham has meant a lot to me

Stefan Johansen has thanked the Fulham fans for their support – and says he will be keeping an eye on their results in the future.

QPR

  

QPR manager reveals his hope for Lyndon Dykes after his double in win over Manchester United

Mark Warburton hopes Lyndon Dykes will carry his momentum into the new season as he netted twice from the bench in Queens Park Rangers’ 4-2 pre-season victory over Manchester United. 

  

QPR inflict friendly defeat on Manchester United as boss Warburton thrilled by Johansen deal

Mark Warburton believes Stefan Johansen will have a major impact for Queens Park Rangers this season as they stormed to a 4-2 pre-season victory over Manchester United.

   

Fulham midfielder Stefan Johansen makes permanent QPR move

QPR have completed a permanent deal for Fulham midfielder Stefan Johansen. The Norwegian midfielder, who joins for an undisclosed fee, has signed a three-year contract.

  

QPR add Burnley defender Jimmy Dunne and Norwich full-back McCallum to their squad

QPR have signed Jimmy Dunne from Burnley and Sam McCallum on loan from Norwich City. Dunne joins for an undisclosed fee from Burnley, and has signed a three-year deal with QPR.

Boxing

   

Greenwich women’s boxer Dubois advances to the last eight in Olympics to raise medal hopes

Caroline Dubois has advanced to the quarter-finals of the women’s boxing after victory over America’s Rashida Ellis. Dubois, from Greenwich, was technically superior from the opening round, striking Ellis with jabs and straight left hands.

  

Streatham southpaw Chris Bourke sets sights on British title fight

Chris Bourke wants British champion Brad Foster after retaining his WBC International super-bantamweight title with a unanimous points win over James Beech Junior.

  

IBF world flyweight champion Sunny Edwards to face mandatory challenger Jayson Mama

Sunny Edwards will make a mandatory defence of his IBF world flyweight title against Jayson Mama on September 11 at the Copper Box Arena.

   

Lightweight boxer Caroline Dubois cruises into last 16 at Tokyo Olympics

Caroline Dubois is through to the last 16 of the female lightweight category at the Tokyo Olympics. The 20-year-old southpaw from Greenwich was a unanimous 5-0 points winner over Kosovo’s Donjeta Sadiku. All five judges scored it 30-27.

More Sport

  

Camberwell’s Daryll Neita becomes first GB sprinter in 100m women’s final for 13 years

Daryll Neita from Camberwell has become the first Briton to reach the final of the women’s 100m at the Olympics in 13 years. She made the final after a personal best 10.96 seconds in the semis yesterday, making her the first Team GB finalist since Jeanette Kwakye – now a TV host on the BBC – who came 6th in 2008.

  

Lewisham’s Alex Yee takes gold in first Olympics helping Jonny Browlee to win in triathlon mixed relay

Great Britain’s Alex Yee, from Lewisham, and Jessica Learmonth, Jonny Brownlee and Georgia Taylor-Brown won the inaugural Olympic triathlon mixed relay this morning. Individual silver medalist Yee’s anchor leg meant a triumphant Games farewell for Brownlee, 31, the triathlete who secured his first gold in his third Olympics.

   

Prince of Peckham’s dad on his Olympic silver: “I’m super, super proud”

Olympic silver medallist Kye Walker’s dad – and his coach – has expressed his joy at his son’s performance this morning in Tokyo. The 22-year-old scooped second position – Team GB’s first medal in the sport – and hailed his family and Peckham BMX club for their part in his glory.